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Calumet’s Snow Moving Equipment Repaired

A potentially troublesome situation has been averted in the Village of Calumet now that replacement parts were found for their snow removal equipment. The Daily Mining Gazette reported last week that the village’s snow-go had broken down, which put Calumet in a bind.  Without a snow-go to help take the …

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Presentation Looks At Cost Of Flood Prevention

The floods that devastated the Copper Country last summer caused million of dollars worth of damage—but what would it cost to keep an event like that from happening again? The Carnegie Museum’s Father’s Day Flood series will present Dr. Melanie Kueber Watkins tonight at 7pm.  She will speak on “Being …

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Volunteer Orientation At Little Brothers Wednesday

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly may be best known for serving their free holiday dinners to area seniors who would otherwise be alone on the holiday, but they also provide services to their elderly friends throughout the year.  They help provide medical transportation and firewood to heat people’s homes, …

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Hancock Girls Stop Houghton – Tuesday Sports Wrap

High School In high school girls basketball last night… – Hancock shut down Houghton 46-28. Taylor Sebbas of the Bulldogs led all scorers with 16 points. Cassie Ryynanen scored 12 for the Gremlins. – Calumet edged Chassell 39-37. Molly Larson scored 13 for the Copper Kings. Jenna Pietila led the Panthers …

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Baking & Dancing Events Lead Up To Heikinpäivä Parade

The Finnish-American mid-winter celebration of Heikinpäivä is in full swing.  Enrichment classes continue today with two workshops at the Finnish American Heritage Center. “It’s povatica and I have to confess–I’m the least qualified cook in the room so I really don’t know much about what these are (baked good), but …

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